Govt believes in public development: Magsi

Minister stresses mini dams for development of agriculture


Mohammad Zafar April 04, 2019
PHOTO: FILE

QUETTA: Provincial Minister for Irrigation Nawabzada Tariq Khan Magsi has said the incumbent government is taking steps for the facilitation of citizens for which all available resources are being utilised.

The minister shared these views during a meeting with Additional Chief Secretary for Planning and Development Sajjad Ahmed Bhutta here on Wednesday. During the meeting, various dam projects and improvement of the canal system were discussed.

“We have to build mini dams for development of agriculture sector which would provide relief to poor farmers,” said Magsi while stressing upon practical steps to boost the provincial irrigation sector.

In a separate meeting with Secretary Irrigation Ali Akbar Baloch, the provincial minister discussed suspension of water sector’s project by World Bank.

“The provincial government would discuss the matter with World Bank officials in the next meeting due in Islamabad and we are optimistic this issue would be resolved,” he said.

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